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Lawrenceville: See 5 Local Homes For Sale
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA — On the hunt for a new house, and want the latest listings on what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance in your search? Fear not! To keep you in the game, we at Patch have compiled the latest batch of five new listings nearby.
DeKalb K-9 released from pet hospital after being shot in head, losing eye
A DeKalb County police dog, who was shot in the head while hunting down a suspect accused of shooting and killing a DeKalb officer, has been released from a veterinary hospital, police said.
Local Republic owners’ new event venue, Laundry, taps into peice of Lawrenceville history
A new event space that the owners of two downtown Lawrenceville restaurants have opened just off the Lawrenceville Square may have a sudsy name, but it’s actually a tribute to a bit of city history.
Downtown Lawrenceville live music venue, Riley’s On the Square, moving to ‘pop up’ format
The music may be coming to an end this week at a small storefront located just off the Lawrenceville Square, but the band will play on for the wine bar and jazz lounge that has occupied the space for the last three years.
Georgia teacher admits to biting teen girl’s butt while in pool: offered cop $200 bribe
Jonathan William Herbert a Dacula, Georgia, Gwinnett County middle school teacher reaches plea deal after biting 14 year old girl’s butt in swimming pool. A former Gwinnett County middle school teacher has pleaded guilty to biting a 14-year-old teenage girl’s butt as she played water volleyball duri
Hit-And-Run Suspect Cooperating With Police
DULUTH, GA — The woman suspected in a fatal hit and run collision Tuesday night has met with authorities and the case is still under investigation, according to the Gwinnett County Police Department. The deceased in this case has been identified as Melissa Wheeler, 50, of Decatur.
DeKalb teacher stole 9-year-old student’s violin to pay $700 ticket, police say
A DeKalb County teacher allegedly admitted to stealing a 9-year-old student’s violin to pay for a $700 ticket, police said. Brockett Elementary School teacher Kalif Jones, 21, of Stone Mountain, stole the student’s violin, which is valued at $750, while the students were eating lunch in the cafeteri
County bicentennial evening party honors Gwinnett’s ‘pioneers’
Infinite Energy Arena’s ballroom erupted in applause as several dozen Gwinnett students, led by Lawrenceville Mayor Judy Johnson, ran into the brightly decorated room, the runners’ shorts and sneakers contrasting with attendees’ cocktail dresses and suits.
Fallen DeKalb police officer gets a final escort home
Law enforcement officers from across metro Atlanta gave the body of fallen DeKalb County police Officer Edgar Isidro Flores an escort Saturday to his home county of Habersham. The procession from DeKalb County began at 10 a.m. Flores' body was taken to a funeral home. Services are pending.
DeKalb police officer dies after traffic stop shooting
Less than two months after a Gwinnett County police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty, another metro Atlanta law enforcement officer has been killed while on the job.
Lawrenceville Hometown Christmas Parade Cancelled
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA — With priorities for safety and quality in mind for all participants, patrons, and city employees, city event staff has made the difficult decision to cancel the Christmas Parade due to heavy rains and potential thunderstorms forecast all day on Friday.
Police seeking information on suspect in Snellville area robberies
Gwinnett County police are looking for a man accused of committing multiple robberies as well as a sex act against an elderly woman in a neighborhood in the Snellville area. The robberies happened on Nov. 29, Dec. 1 and Dec. 2 in a neighborhood off Bethany Church Road near U.S. Highway 78. There wer
Atlanta United 2 move to new home next season
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Atlanta United 2 are packing up and leaving Lawrenceville after one season. In a statement released today, the team said that they will be moving to Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw.
Serial robber luring victims becoming increasingly violent, police say
GWINNETT COUNTY, GA. — Police said a serial robber is on the run and they’re worried he is becoming increasingly violent. The man has targeted several delivery drivers and even broke into an elderly woman’s home, according to officers.
Lawrenceville: 5 Open Houses Near You (PICS)
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA — If you're searching for a new house, you've likely already browsed through all the internet listings for your area. And while you may have learned roughly what these houses are like from the photographs, you just can't beat an in-person encounter with the real thing.
Woman found dead along trail, family hopes police can find killer
DECATUR Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Police in DeKalb County said the manhunt continues for the person who shot a 24-year-old Tucker High School graduate. Shantrelle Monroe’s body was found by three high school students walking along a popular walking trail through the woods south of the Mainstreet subdivi
DeKalb officer killed by suspect running from traffic stop, chief says
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A DeKalb County police officer who had been with the department for less than two years was killed in the line of duty Thursday night following what turned into a violent traffic stop.
Tributes Pour In For Slain DeKalb Police Officer
DECATUR, GA -- Tributes are pouring in after a DeKalb County police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop on near I-20 and Candler Road Thursday afternoon. The officer, whose name has not been released, pulled over a male suspect around 5 pm, according to DeKalb Police Chief James Conroy
Officer and suspect both dead, K-9 officer badly wounded in shootout
Decatur, GA (CBS46) DeKalb County Police have identified an officer fatally shot to death during a routine traffic stop on Thursday. According to police dispatch, the officer was shot in the head at I-20 and Candler Road while conducting a traffic stop. Police identified the officer as 24 year-old E
Cops: Buford murder suspect also turned gun on another man he was dining with
The man accused of fatally shooting a coworker right after they had lunch in downtown Buford allegedly turned the gun on another man who dined with them. However, Jerome Daniel Colvin’s gun malfunctioned before he could fire at the other man, Gwinnett County police Det. Michael Poppe testified Thurs